A/T Differential Carrier Bearing Outer Race Replacement

Special Tools Required
Handle driver (  07749-0010000)
 

Driver attachment, 78 x 90 mm (  07GAD-SD40101)
 
Driver attachment, 72 x 75 mm (  07746-0010600)
 


NOTE:
  • The bearing and bearing outer race should be replaced as a set.
  • Replace the bearing with a new one whenever the outer race is replaced.
  • Do not use the thrust shim on the torque converter housing.
  • Adjust bearing preload after replacing the bearing and outer race.
  • Coat all parts with ATF during installation.
  • The illustration shows the 4WD model; 2WD is similar.

1.Remove the bearing outer race (A), 76.2 mm thrust washer (B), and 76 mm thrust shim (C) from the transmission housing (D) by heating the housing to about 212°F (100°C) with heat gun (E). Do not heat the housing in excess of 212°F (100°C).

NOTE: Let the transmission housing cool to room temperature before installing the bearing outer race.

 

2.Remove the bearing outer race (A) and 80 mm thrust washer (B) from the torque converter housing (C).

 

3.Install the 80 mm thrust washer and the new bearing outer race in the torque converter housing.

4.Drive the bearing outer race to install securely in the housing with the special tools.

 

5.Install the 76 mm thrust shim (A), 76.2 mm thrust washer (B), and the new bearing outer race (C) in the transmission housing (D).

 

6.Drive the bearing outer race to install securely so there is no clearance between the outer race, thrust washer, shim and housing with the special tools.